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Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers (Occupational Profile)

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SOC: 49-9051

Electric Power-Line Installers and Repairers are responsible for the installation and maintenance of the power grid, which transmits electricity from generation sources to the end user. They replace existing lines with those capable of handling increased loads required by electric vehicle owners. They erect new power-lines and connect them to the existing power grid.

Los Angeles County Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers:

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High school



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